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About Government Medical College, Thiruvananthapuram

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  • The NEET UG 2024 exam for admission to Trivandrum Medical College will be held on May 5, 2024.

  • Registration for the NEET 2024 exam is open and the last date to apply is March 9, 2024.

Government Medical College (GMC), Thiruvananthapuram was founded in 1951. It was earlier known as Trivandrum (Thiruvananthapuram) Medical College. GMC Thiruvananthapuram is Kerala’s oldest Medical College and it was founded by the then Prime Minister of India, Jawaharlal Nehru. It is an affiliated college of Kerala University of Health Sciences Thrissur, Kerala

According to the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) 2023, GMC Thiruvananthapuram, also known as Trivandrum Medical College, has been placed 44th in the Medical Category, achieving a score of 51.91. Trivandrum Medical College provides undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral courses to students in the field of medical science. GMC Thiruvananthapuram courses cover the MBBS programme at the undergraduate level; MD, MS and PGD programmes at the postgraduate level; and DM and M.Ch programmes at the doctoral level. The MD and MS programmes are offered in multiple disciplines, namely Radiodiagnosis, Pathology, Anaesthesia, General Surgery, Ophthalmology and more. The PGD courses are offered in disciplines like Orthopaedics, Psychological Medicine, Public Health, Radiotherapy, and Anaesthesiology.

GMC Thiruvananthapuram admissions to the UG, PG and Doctoral courses depend on the NEET, NEET-PG and NEET-SS examination ranks, respectively. The college also provides a range of facilities for students. GMC Thiruvananthapuram facilities include a library, hostels, sports, and many more. 

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Trivandrum Medical College Location

TVM Medical College is located in Chalakkuzhi in the capital of Kerala State, Thiruvananthapuram. Thiruvananthapuram International Airport is the nearest airport which is located about 6 km away from the college. Students can take a taxi or cab to reach the college. The nearest railway station to GMC Thiruvananthapuram is Thiruvananthapuram Railway Station, located 6.3 km away. The nearest bus stop is the Chalakkuzhi Bus Stop, located about 240 metres from the college.

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Government Medical College, Thiruvananthapuram Highlights

ParameterDescription
Established1951
ExamNEET, NEET PG, NEET SS
Courses6 Degrees and 51 Courses
Institute TypeAffiliated College
ApprovalsNMC
GenderCo-ed
Faculty Count115
Campus Size139 acres
Gender PercentageMale 29% and Female 71%
Percentage Of Students from Outside the States 7%

Government Medical College, Thiruvananthapuram Rankings / Accreditations

NIRF Ranking

50 colleges were ranked for evaluation purpose.
DomainYearScoreRank BandRank
Medical202351.91-NA-44

Key takeaways from Government Medical College, Thiruvananthapuram's Ranking Statistics

  • Government Medical College, Thiruvananthapuram ranks higher than 2 Private colleges which were ranked for evaluation purpose.

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Government Medical College, Thiruvananthapuram Placements

The placement cell of the Trivandrum Medical College provides students with the opportunity to work at reputable organisations across the country. The placement cell of Trivandrum Medical College locates suitable job opportunities for final-year students by keeping in touch with the industry. Every year, several organisations come to recruit students from the GMC Thiruvananthapuram placements. According to NIRF 2023 data, the GMC Thiruvananthapuram average package offered to students placed after the 3-year PG programmes in 2021-22 was Rs 16.5 ...

Domain

Medicine and Allied Sciences

Level

PG

Year

3 Years

Statistics for Academic Year 2022

ParticularsStatistics
First year total students intake 218
Total students admitted 218
Total Graduated Students 210
Total Placed Students 189
Placement Percentage 100
Total student gone for higher studies 21
Median Salary 16.50 L

Key takeaways from Government Medical College, Thiruvananthapuram's Placement Statistics

  • The Placement Percentage of Government Medical College, Thiruvananthapuram has by
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  • The Placement Percentage of Government Medical College, Thiruvananthapuram is better than 23 colleges that are ranked higher
  • The Median salary of Government Medical College, Thiruvananthapuram is better than 25 colleges that are ranked higher
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Student Diversification at Government Medical College, Thiruvananthapuram

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Data Source: NIRF 2023

Courses offered by Government Medical College, Thiruvananthapuram

Trivandrum Medical College offers various courses at undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral levels. Trivandrum Medical College courses cover MBBS at the UG level. At the PG level, 18 courses are available in the various specialities of the MD, 6 courses in the discipline of the MS programme and 12 courses in several specialisations of the PGD programme are also available.GMC Thiruvananthapuram doctoral courses cover the Doctorate of Medicine (DM) programme in 7 specialities and the Master of Chirurgiae in six specialities. Candidates looking ...

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Students Receiving Full Tuition Fee Reimbursement

UG (5 years): 517/1150
PG (3 years): 92/714

Data Source: NIRF 2023

Government Medical College, Thiruvananthapuram Admission

Trivandrum Medical College offers admissions in several programmes at undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral levels. For GMC Thiruvananthapuram MBBS course admissions, candidates must take NEET UG and apply for counselling. Trivandrum Medical College admissions to the PG courses (MD/MS/PGD) require an MBBS or equivalent qualification along with the NEET-PG results and participation in the NEET-PG counselling. GMC Trivandrum also offers doctoral programmes in various specialisations of the DM and M.Ch degrees for which admissions are done base...
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Government Medical College, Thiruvananthapuram Facilities

The college provides certain facilities like library facilities, sports facilities, laboratories, and many more facilities. GMC Thiruvananthapuram library facilities have all the necessary amenities. The library is full of reading materials and Indian and international journals to provide students and faculty with exposure. GMC Thiruvananthapuram facilities also have a strong alumni association of its ex-students. The college also provides hostel facilities to its students for accommodation and hassle-free campus life. GMC Thiruvananthapuram ca...
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Student Reviews for Government Medical College, Thiruvananthapuram

College Infrastructure: 4.5/5
Academics: 5/5
Placements: 5/5
Value for Money: 5/5
Campus Life: 4.5/5

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can I get addmission in this college if i score above 550 score in st category in neet 2021

Hello Aspirant,

Since you have not mentioned your home state so considering it as Maharashtra according to your profile.


It is quite difficult to make any accurate prediction of your admission chances in any particular college because the cut-off keeps on changing every year depending upon various factors such as :-

*** number of candidates appeared in NEET 2021

*** difficulty level of the paper

*** top score for NEET 2021

*** total number of seats available for admission and so on.


But we can help you on the basis of previous years cut-offs, by analyzing data of previous years we can guide you upto some sort of your admission chances in Government Medical College, Thiruvananthapuram.


So if we go through previous years cut-offs then according to that, you have good chances of getting Government Medical College, Thiruvananthapuram on such marks and category. Because as we go through previous years cut-off data then it shows that the closing cut-off marks were around 523 for Government Medical College, Thiruvananthapuram under All India quota for ST category.


You can check out previous year's cut-offs from the link given below :-

NEET 2021 cut off for government medical colleges - State Quota Seats (careers360.com)


Note that the above prediction is made on the basis of previous year's cut-off and the cut-offs are bound to change every year depending upon various factors such as the number of candidates appearing in an examination, the number of candidates qualifying an examination, difficulty level of the paper, and so on.


To have a list of all those colleges which you can get based upon your marks, category, and state you can use NEET College Predictor because it will make you comfortable while choice filling in counselling :-

https://medicine.careers360.com/neet-college-predictor?icn=QnA&ici=qna_answer


NEET 2021 Cut-off goes like :-


-->>> General - 50th percentile

-->>> SC/ST/OBC - 40th percentile

-->>> General-PwD - 45th percentile

-->>> SC/ST/OBC-PwD - 40th percentile


You can check out complete details regarding NEET qualifying cut-offs from the link given below :-

https://medicine.careers360.com/articles/neet-cut-off


If you want to prepare further for NEET 2022 then to help you in your preparation we have some resources which you can access from the link given below :-

https://learn.careers360.com/knockout-neet-may


I hope this information helps you.

Good Luck!!

Where should we prefer to study MD Radiotherapy MMC chennai or Government medical College, Thiruvananthapuram?

Hello ,

Madra Medical College ,chennai

  • Madra Medical College chennai has a NIRF Rank of 16 In all india
  • Total fees to study MD Radiotherapy 2.78 Lakhs
  • Affliated to The Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University
  • Course duration 3 years

Government medical College,Thiruvananthapuram

  • Best / no 1 medical college in kerala
  • fees to study MD Radiatherapy 77,280
  • Affliated to Kerala University of Health Sciences
  • Course duration 3 years

Both the colleges are good in medical field choose according to your convenience

Hope this helps you

Best wishes for your future

I'm from Tamil nadu i want to apply for forsenic science in ur college may i know what are all the procedure i gotta do?

Hello!!

I'll list some of the colleges offering forensic science which you might consider an option to pursue your higher studies:

  • LPU -Lovely Professional University,Punjab
  • Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University, Aurangabad

  • BHU - Banaras Hindu University

  • CU - Chandigarh University

If you want to know about colleges near to you locality,then they are mentioned below:

  • Karunya Institute of Technology and Sciences, Coimbatore-Information security and digital forensics.

  • Pondicherry University,Criminology and Forensics

  • Madras University,Cyber Forensics and Information Security.

Government Medical College, Thiruvananthapuram Contact Address

Address:
Trivandrum Medical College, Medical College PO, Thiruvananthapuram-695011, Kerala, India

Government Medical College, Thiruvananthapuram Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's)

1: Is GMC Thiruvananthapuram affiliated?

GMC Thiruvananthapuram or Trivandrum Medical College is affiliated with Kerala University of Health Sciences, Thrissur.

2: Is GMC Thiruvananthapuram approved?

Yes, GMC Thiruvananthapuram or Trivandrum Medical College is approved by the National Medical Commission of India.

3: Who made Trivandrum Medical College?

GMC Thiruvananthapuram or Trivandrum Medical College is Kerala’s oldest Medical College and it was founded by the then Prime Minister of India, Jawaharlal Nehru.

4: How big is Trivandrum Medical College?

The campus size of GMC Thiruvananthapuram or Trivandrum Medical College is around 139 acres.

5: What is the ranking of GMC Thiruvananthapuram?

As per NIRF 2023, GMC Thiruvananthapuram or Trivandrum Medical College is ranked 44 under the Medical Category with a score of 51.91.

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